Tagged WannaCry

0

The risk poor power quality presents to healthcare

OThe security of patient data is of the utmost concern to healthcare organisations, due in no small part to the increase in number and severity of cyber-attacks in recent years. However, this isn’t the only risk to digital medical records and sensitive data. Here, Steve Hughes, managing director of medical power quality specialist REO UK,…

0

New cyber-threat to healthcare identified

Almost a year after the devastating WannaCry attack badly affected NHS organisations, a new threat to healthcare has been identified by software company Symantec. Symantec states that an attack group dubbed Orangeworm is deploying Kwampirs malware in a targeted campaign against the healthcare sector and related industries. Kwampirs is a backdoor Trojan that provides attackers…

0

NHS Digital to work with Microsoft on cyber-defence

NHS Digital has entered into a new partnership with Microsoft to help health and care organisations protect themselves against cyber-threats. Through the partnership, NHS Digital’s Data Security Centre will utilise Microsoft’s Enterprise Threat Detection Service to provide targeted alerts to organisations. Organisations that use the alerts will be given information about cyber-security issues down to…

0

Jeremy Hunt’s best (and worst!) digital blunders

England’s ever divisive secretary of state for health and social care has once again come under fire – this time for tweeting about a hospital’s staffing levels. After a private visit to a hospital in Ipswich, Jeremy Hunt tweeted a picture of the technology the organisation is using to track staff levels. Really clever use…

0

60% of NHS Trusts still use Windows XP

Despite warnings from the Government to the NHS about the vulnerabilities of old software, a freedom of information (FOI) request has revealed that over 60% of NHS Trusts are still using some form Windows XP. Digital Health Age issued a freedom of information request to 144 NHS Trusts asking how many endpoints within the Trusts…

© 2018 Rapid Life Sciences Ltd, a Rapid News Communications Group Company. All Rights Reserved.

Privacy policy

Terms and conditions